Re: copy and paste between lyx documents does not work

2005-10-17 Thread Georg Baum
Gunnar wrote: I'm using Linux and if I open two LyX documents, I can't copy and paste between the two windows. I guess you mean two LyX instances? In this case it is indeed not possible. If you open both documents in the same LyX instance, you can copy everything with C-c and C-v. I can

Re: copy and paste between lyx documents does not work - why not?

2005-10-17 Thread Georg Baum
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm using Linux and if I open two LyX documents, I can't copy and paste between the two windows. Oh, you can! It's true! :) I can select text in other windows and paste it by a mouseclick in a LyX window. Why can't I copy/paste between the LyX

Re: Lyx command line question

2005-10-18 Thread Georg Baum
Sanders, Maarten (M.J.L.) wrote: I try to use lyx from the command line. In lyx 1.4pre2 preview pdflatex goes fine. On the commandline I get: $ lyx --export latex myfile.lyx ... lot of messages but OK $ pdflatex myfile.tex ... goes fine except for an gif image. I can enter the

Re: Lyx command line question

2005-10-18 Thread Georg Baum
Am Dienstag, 18. Oktober 2005 16:09 schrieb Sanders, Maarten (M.J.L.): Georg/Angus, From within the GUI things work fine. It is just the conversion on the commandline that does not do the part where the gif file is converted to some format pdflatex understands. Convert is present on my

Re: Lyx command line question

2005-10-19 Thread Georg Baum
Geoffrey Lloyd wrote: Yes it should but you must note that Export-Pdflatex is different to Export-latex followed by running pdflatex on the file. In the second case the only Export that Lyx is performing is Lyx-tex. This will not convert any graphics file formats. This is true for 1.3.x,

Re: Lyx command line question

2005-10-19 Thread Georg Baum
Am Mittwoch, 19. Oktober 2005 20:51 schrieb Paul Smith: I agree, Paul. The reply address should be occupied by the list's address. I don't agree. Read http://www.unicom.com/pw/reply-to-harmful.html, and then get a decent email program (or news client, if you read the list via gmane). For

Re: No one answered a simple topic :(

2005-10-22 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 22. Oktober 2005 00:12 schrieb Rich Shepard: No. At least, not for me. I use .eps graphics in book, article, report, and beamer classes with no problems compiling with pdflatex. AFAIK eps can not be handled by pdflatex directly, but LyX converts included eps files to something

Re: Preamble code from the layout file gets double linespacing

2005-10-24 Thread Georg Baum
Helge Hafting wrote: I just tried recompiling todays cvs. Running this lyx gave strange results. Any latex code from the preamble gets double linespacing, like this: \newcommand{\mycommand}{ \something \something } which go wrong, as paragraph breaks are not allowed in

Re: Where can I see what lyx is doing in the background when generating a preview?

2005-10-30 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 30. Oktober 2005 00:05 schrieb Paul A. Rubin: Sanders, Maarten (M.J.L.) wrote: I already found out things work again when I remove the image from the child document OR when I adjust the page margins in the preamble instead of with the menu options. Very strange. I am running

Re: importing material into figures

2005-11-08 Thread Georg Baum
Am Dienstag, 8. November 2005 18:32 schrieb hagit lev: Hi I have lots of material - such as Surfer maps, Origin graphs etc. and I wondered if I can import them directly to Lyx or need to export them first to jpeg and only then import ? You can import any figure material directly if you have

Re: Suggestion

2005-11-08 Thread Georg Baum
Am Dienstag, 8. November 2005 17:47 schrieb Roy Schestowitz: I noticed that too, but never complained. I re-adjusted my mind and got accustomed *over time*. This behaviour is attributed to the LaTeX/LyX for- mat underneath, yet a few tweaks could probably correct this. Selections do

Re: Forget Windows

2005-11-08 Thread Georg Baum
Am Dienstag, 8. November 2005 22:18 schrieb John Coppens: Anyway, I see there is some interest (mine included) for a native GTK+ version, so I'll try and compile one (I suspect it compiles at least?). Yes, it does, and it is also somewhat useful, since it borrows xforms dialogs. Who is the

Re: Write debug info to file

2005-11-08 Thread Georg Baum
Abel Fernández Fernández wrote: Is there any way of write debug info in a text file? I do this -- lyx -dbg latex for show debug info, but this write into console. You can redirect the standard error output to a file on unix systems: lyx -dbg latex 2err.log On windows it looks maybe

Re: Write debug info to file

2005-11-09 Thread Georg Baum
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Georg Baum wrote: lyx -dbg latex 2err.log I'm guessing this assumes bash or sh as the shell? Yes. Georg

Re: Multline subscript / AMS in LyX

2005-11-12 Thread Georg Baum
Rudi Gaelzer wrote: Well, OK, thanks anyway, but this is Lamport-style, standard LaTeX. One of the aims of the AMS package, though, is to provide resources that render mathematical display that is aesthetically more appealing than standard LaTeX... And it offers a lot of useful tools.

Re: Multline subscript / AMS in LyX

2005-11-13 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 13. November 2005 17:14 schrieb Rudi Gaelzer: Do you know if the package empheq: http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/mh/doc/empheq.pdf is also implemented in LyX? Among other stuff it creates a box around a system of equations. No, it is not, but it should be

Re: about the window just above the status bar

2005-11-15 Thread Georg Baum
Nusret BALCI wrote: Risking to sound silly, what's the window on the bottom part of main lyx window, just above the status bar for? It looks like kind of command line, but I'm not sure: it certainly doesn't understand LaTeX commands :), so it should have some other functionality. Probably

Re: How to create a new page in Lyx?

2005-11-17 Thread Georg Baum
John C. McCabe-Dansted wrote: Hmmm, it would make more sense to put Pagebreaks under Insert\Special_Character together with linebreaks would it not? Right. In LyX 1.4 you will see Insert-Special Formatting-Page Break (and Line Break and a few more). Georg

Re: LyX and Mathematica

2005-11-18 Thread Georg Baum
Andrzej Tomaszewski wrote: Hi All! I am asking a question on the list because I could not find anywhere any information about integrating LyX and Mathematica. I am using W2K OS, LyX 1.3.6-1 and Mathematica 4.1. What exactly have I to do in order to be able to use (math-extern

RE: LyX and Mathematica

2005-11-18 Thread Georg Baum
Andrzej Tomaszewski wrote: Does it mean LyX menu entry does nothing at all, or that it's functionality is (very) limited? AFAIK it does nothing at all. If the first is true, what about Maxima support? That should work. In the configure script I have found only the entries for Octave and

Re: tex2lyx problems

2005-11-18 Thread Georg Baum
Horacio Emilio Pérez Sánchez wrote: Now the script lyx2lyx works with no error messages, so I have a new lyx file supposedly for the 1.3.5 version format. When I open this file with lyx 1.3.5, there are no errors during the import process, but when I compile to pdf, there is a lot of

Re: tex2lyx problems

2005-11-18 Thread Georg Baum
Am Freitag, 18. November 2005 17:27 schrieben Sie: Here it goes the original tex file. Don't you worry is not confidential at all, just for educational purposes. And if you solve the problem, please tell me or tell the forum so all of us can learn from these bugs. It was very easy: You had

Re: tex2lyx problems

2005-11-18 Thread Georg Baum
Am Freitag, 18. November 2005 19:03 schrieb Jose' Matos: This could/should go in the wiki I have seen this kind of stuff so many times, the problem is that this varies from person. Yes. Any takers? I have no time at the moment. Georg

Re: latex import problem

2005-11-21 Thread Georg Baum
Sanda Pavel wrote: Did you try tex2lyx? It may give you better results. See http://wiki.lyx.org/LaTeX/LatexToLyx for available that produces lyx, which cant be corectly displayed by the older version then lyx 1.4 (which is not yet :) compiling devel release is not easy for my configuration

Re: full list of supported tex/latex/AMS latex commands?

2005-11-21 Thread Georg Baum
Nusret BALCI wrote: Hi, Is there a full chart of *all* officially supported (in the sense that LyX can handle and render them without resorting to ERTs) commands available somewhere? (or all not available, especially for all official latex packages by Latex2 team and for AMS packages). I

Re: Convert png to eps automatically

2005-11-21 Thread Georg Baum
Gunnar wrote: Hi. I'm trying to setup a perfect LyX environment in MS windows for users that is not very used to LyX/LaTeX. The problem I have right now is that they make drawings in MS paint. The question: is there any way to make LyX convert png/gif pictures to eps automatically? They

Re: Quality of figures

2005-11-24 Thread Georg Baum
[André] Just one more question about the background image. Here, and in the doc you sent, too, the picture looks like a badly compressed jpeg, although we feed a nice clean eps. I found no information about this, neither in the graphicx nor in the eso-pic documentation. Do you have

Re: lyx on Debian testing

2005-11-28 Thread Georg Baum
Alexandru Cabuz wrote: Has anybody found a way to get lyx working on a Debian testing system? It seems there is a bug that prevents one from just apt-getting it. See http://packages.qa.debian.org/l/lyx.html and

Re: orientation of .eps figures

2005-11-28 Thread Georg Baum
Richard Sherman wrote: Thanks Uwe. I'm using Tetex 2.0.2-34 on Mac OS X 10.4.3. Here's a Lyx file and the .eps file that belongs in it. I tested it, and the result is: dvipdfm fine pdflatexrotated ps2pdf fine This is the same in tetex 2.02 and tetex 3.0 on

Re: orientation of .eps figures

2005-11-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 28. November 2005 19:57 schrieb Herbert Voss: Georg Baum wrote: I tested it, and the result is: dvipdfm fine pdflatexrotated and how did you get a pdf file of the eps image ... ;-) pdflatex does nothing with the image! True, if I export to .tex

Re: lyx 1.3.6 - g-brief.layout missing ?

2005-11-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 28. November 2005 20:02 schrieb Stefan Brunner: i have a latex file that uses the g-brief template so when trying to run relyx in the command line i get -- snip -- (offer_de.tex: Splitting Preamble Creating LyX preamble Cannot find layout file g-brief.layout in dir(s)

Re: shared document format for multiple files

2005-11-30 Thread Georg Baum
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: so i decided to break up my doc using inclusions. but now they each have their own document format, if i change the option in the main file the included files wont know about them and vice-versa... is it possible to share document format among files? Unfortunately

Re: c++2tex

2005-12-04 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 4. Dezember 2005 17:54 schrieb Uwe Stöhr: Use the LaTeX-package listings. I attached an example LyX-file. Perhaps LyX should support the listings-package in one of the next releases. Yes, it should. See http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=508 Georg

Re: [Mac OS X] Problems with pdfTeX, DVI and images (EPS, PDF, PNG, whatever)

2005-12-05 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 5. Dezember 2005 14:40 schrieb Jean-Francois Roy: Indeed, I cannot seem to include any graphics (images) in my documents. Or rather, documents that are typeset perfectly fine on Linux won't hear a thing on my computer. However, this only occurs when I use the pdflatex, DVI or

Re: c++2tex

2005-12-07 Thread Georg Baum
Lars Gullik Bjønnes wrote: We (I) wanted listings support then, and do now (but not for 1.4.0 mind you!) I know that Christian tried to pick up your old patch, but was never successful with that. Any help to get this in would surely be appreciated. Last year I had a look at the patch and

Re: pictures and collaboration

2005-12-08 Thread Georg Baum
Gunnar wrote: Hi. If one would like to send a LyX file that contains many pictures to another person, one has to send all files to that person. When we are talking about users with moderate experience of compressed files/creating archives etc. I can only see problem ahead, unfortunatly.

Re: missing documentation ...?

2005-12-12 Thread Georg Baum
Martin A. Hansen wrote: that is too bad. i really should say that latex ought to be the best application to calculate the height of the caption - so i can fit the image-float on a page without overshooting anything. perhaps one could do a hack with some ERT? Probably. I'd suggest to ask

Re: How to verify links on wiki.lyx? (Was: ...)

2005-12-15 Thread Georg Baum
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Angus Leeming wrote: http://validator.w3.org/checklink/ Hmm... I have to disable 'robots.txt', and it seems awfully slow. Thanks anyway, I'll keep it in mind while looking at other options. You can make exceptions in robots.txt for exactly this

Re: How to verify links on wiki.lyx? (Was: ...)

2005-12-15 Thread Georg Baum
Todd Denniston wrote: Did you notice the install it locally link? http://validator.w3.org/docs/checklink.html#install IIF you have all the prereqs installed you could mod the checker to take out the 1 second wait it has and run that instead of the one they have online. But you should only

Re: placing images eps/tiff

2005-12-20 Thread Georg Baum
Kevin Pfeiffer wrote: I did a couple tests. For some reason I don't have tiff2ps installed, so I am using ImageMagick's convert instead. (In preferences for : convert $$i PS:$$o) The DVI output looks fine, but if I view the resulting PDF file at 400% magnification I see subtle compression

Re: [prerelease] LyX 1.4.0pre3

2005-12-28 Thread Georg Baum
On Tuesday 27 December 2005 18:39, Anders Ekberg wrote: The problem comes with LyX configure, where I get ** qt library not found !. (Naturally subsequent compilation of LyX fails.) Going through the log-file I see that QTDIR seems to be pointing towards where I have the QT-code

Re: German words for theorem etc in documentclass book (AMS)

2005-12-28 Thread Georg Baum
On Wednesday 28 December 2005 00:54, Enrico Teppino wrote: I use documentclass book (AMS) to write a German text but the words for theorem, proof, remark etc only appear in English. I want them in German. You have to adjust the layout files, see here:

Re: German words for

2005-12-28 Thread Georg Baum
On Wednesday 28 December 2005 12:20, Enrico Teppino wrote: Georg Baum [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I use documentclass book (AMS) to write a German text but the words for theorem, proof, remark etc only appear in English. I want them in German. You have to adjust the layout files, see

Re: Windows port of 1.3.6 fails to process pstricks code

2005-12-30 Thread Georg Baum
On Friday 30 December 2005 20:29, Abel Fernández Fernández wrote: Jeremy Daily escribió: If I have any pstricks code in a document, the processing stalls during the execution of the clean_dvi.py script with the following error window: Cannot convert file Error while executing

Re: [announce] sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-02 Thread Georg Baum
Angus Leeming wrote: background Jean-Marc contacted the real TeX gurus on the tex-k mailing list to ask for some advice. You can find the full thread in the tex-k archives here: http://www.tug.org/pipermail/tex-k/2005-April/index.html#1287 /background A bit more background:

Re: Language spec. changes caption settings?

2006-01-03 Thread Georg Baum
Johan Tegin wrote: Hi, I have this .cls file that defines the figure captions to start with Fig. instead of Figure. Running the file using LaTeX, the output is correct, but when using LyX, the full word is used instead of the abbreviation. This behaviour occurs since the latex output

Re: Missing references bug: lyx not calling pdflatex again?

2006-01-08 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 8. Januar 2006 03:22 schrieb Fernando Perez: This is a lyx bug, I'm pretty convinced. I think so, too. I guess I should just take it up on lyx-dev... Please do, and enter it at http://bugzilla.lyx.org. It would be great if you could also attach an example document and create

Re: problem including tex file

2006-01-09 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 9. Januar 2006 18:31 schrieb J Greenbaum: I thought this might be a permissions problem, but I have write permissions to the file mentioned, as well as the directory. The directory structure is as follows: It is no permissions problem, LyX is probably trying to access the file

Re: problem including tex file

2006-01-10 Thread Georg Baum
Am Dienstag, 10. Januar 2006 19:02 schrieb J Greenbaum: I've tried including the file both ways...that is, with Lyx's native include support and with ERT and I get the same error message. I'm using LyX version 1.3.6. Any more ideas? Strange. You could disable the Use a temporary directory

Re: sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-11 Thread Georg Baum
probably have been enough to fix the bug. I have stated publicly that I think that the current solution is correct and will not change it. Anyway, I've now retired from LyX development so my opinions are perhaps moot. Georg Baum has stated publicly in this thread that he is inclined to copy

Re: Why does my text runneth into the right margin?

2006-01-12 Thread Georg Baum
Martin Geisler wrote: If the word occurs several times you might want to simply extrend the hyphenation knowledge of TeX by saying \hyphenation{foo-bar} in your Preamble. This it will take effect for all foobars. If it does not, read this: http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1503

Re: sixth release of LyXWinInstaller

2006-01-12 Thread Georg Baum
Stephen Harris wrote: SH: Apparently, we grasp reality differently because I perceive a snide remark which exaggerated its factual basis, and skirted a true attribution of bugzilla responsibility in order to masquerade as an incredulous adult. I am not sure if I understand that sentence

Re: problem using beamer

2006-01-12 Thread Georg Baum
Subir Singh Lamba wrote: Hi, I had seen ur posting but in lyx I ccould not find Format - Document - Page to set the page size to 96 x 128 mm. As lyx does not have format option and also the ghost viewer(gv) in linux does not have any format option. LyX 1.3.x has this option. If you

Re: International characters in file names - Lyx 1.4pre3, MacOSX

2006-01-13 Thread Georg Baum
Anders Ekberg wrote: I know that spaces and international characters have been discussed as issues before. Are these problems supposed to be solved in version 1.4? No. As usual, if you want that to change, report it in bugzilla, but it will probably be low priority. In this case OS and

Re: Lyx-WIndows-Python

2006-01-16 Thread Georg Baum
Uwe Stöhr wrote: Could you please start LyX from then Win console with the command lyx -dbg 3 better: lyx -dbg info,init (the result is the same, but using names for the debug flags is better to remember) Georg

Re: LyX 1.3.6 and ispell problem

2006-01-16 Thread Georg Baum
Jan Willemson wrote: LyX 1.4.0beta seems to handle ispell better (apart from the fact that spelling in 1.4.0beta is broken in general, but that's due to being beta). Is that reported in bugzilla? If not, please do that. BTW, there is no beta. There is 1.4.0pre1, pre2 and pre3. So unless

Re: ERT Latex export

2006-01-16 Thread Georg Baum
Ernesto Posse wrote: Hi. Is there any way to tell lyx not to put empty lines when generating latex from an ERT box? I'm trying to use a latex package which for some reason doesn't like empty lines, but it looks like LyX always adds empty lines between lines written in an ERT box. This is

Re: LyX 1.4 test

2006-01-16 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 16. Januar 2006 20:56 schrieb Horacio Emilio Pérez Sánchez: I would like to install this new version in my system without uninstalling/deleting/erasing the old one (lyx 1.3.5), in order to test the new features and to be able to use the old version if the new one doesn't work

Re: LyX 1.4 installation problem

2006-01-17 Thread Georg Baum
Horacio Emilio Pérez Sánchez wrote: [internal compiler error on SuSE 9.0] Has anybody had the same problem ? It looks like the same error I got with SuSE 8.1 and 8.2. See the bottom of http://wiki.lyx.org/FAQ/Obtaining. Do I need to upgrade my C compiler (how can I do this?) ? That would

Re: LyX 1.4 test

2006-01-17 Thread Georg Baum
Charles de Miramon wrote: Beware that if you have LyX 1.3 and LyX 1.4 on your computer, they will both interacts with the same .lyx directory. Not if you use the procedure with --version-suffix I described. Georg

Re: Debian Script Fails

2006-01-19 Thread Georg Baum
Richard Kleeman wrote: Any ideas what is wrong? I have met all the package requirements listed in the wiki Try again, the diff file was broken. Georg

Re: LyX 1.3.7: dependency conflict

2006-01-19 Thread Georg Baum
K. Elo wrote: Hi, I just downloaded the Lyx 1.3.7 rpm for SuSE 9.3, but can't install it because of failed dependencies: Failed dependencies: libqt.so.3 is needed by lyx-1.3.7-1_qt I have regulary updated my system with YOU and Yast and the current qt version is 3.3.5. LyX

Re: LyX 1.3.7: dependency conflict

2006-01-19 Thread Georg Baum
K. Elo wrote: The obvious question is: where do I find the qt3-non-mt ver. 3.3.5? My question is still: where did you find the other qt3 3.3.5 packages? Could it be that you installed them by hand? They are not in my SuSE mirror. Or should I downgrade to 3.3.4... The best option is to link

Re: Debian Script Fails

2006-01-19 Thread Georg Baum
Richard Kleeman wrote: Thanks. OK now the patch completes successfully however the 'fakeroot debian/rules binary' command fails with the following output: Sorry for the inconvenience. It is a bit difficult to update the diff without a proper testing machine, but now it should work. Georg

Re: 137 Debian Install Fails

2006-01-21 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 21. Januar 2006 15:06 schrieb Gilles Mioni: Hi, I'am trying to install lyx 137 with deb files. There are only files for ubuntu at the moment at ftp://ftp.lyx.org/pub/lyx/bin/1.3.7/ubuntu/. These will not work with debian. Follow the procesdure outlined at

Re: 137 Debian Install Fails

2006-01-22 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 21. Januar 2006 19:52 schrieb Gilles Mioni: Following instructions from wiki to build may own package on sarge, unfortunely fakeroot fails with this error : lyxfunc.o(.text+0x96d1):../../src/support/package.h:128: undefined reference to `lyx::package() [debian/build-stamp]

Re: comments and lyx note

2006-01-25 Thread Georg Baum
Marcelo Acuÿf1a wrote: Hello, I can see comments optinos in lyx 1.4. Which is the diference between comments and lyx note? The same as in 1.3: comments appear in the .tex file, notes don't. None of them appears in the dvi/ps/pdf file, though. Georg

Re: lyx 1.4.0 pre 3 not open my file

2006-01-25 Thread Georg Baum
Marcelo Acuÿf1a wrote: Marcelo Hello, I make an upgrade from 1.3.6 to 1.3.7 and this work Marcelo ok. No problem. Then make an upgrade to 1.4.0 pre3 and found Marcelo a problem. This new version open correctly several files from Marcelo 1.3.6 and 1.3.7 but my main work, a long book, is

Re: bibtex parser bug

2006-01-25 Thread Georg Baum
Am Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2006 20:19 schrieb Martin A. Hansen: i have stumpled upon this ugly bibtex record, which causes peculiar behaviour. the article entry below does not contain the mandatory author field, and this causes strange things to happen in lyx 1.3.6 using natbib numerical -

Re: bibtex parser bug

2006-01-25 Thread Georg Baum
Am Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2006 21:41 schrieb Martin A. Hansen: the question is if the bibtex parser should be smart? No, an external parser written by BibTeX experts would be preferable IMO. actually, iirc bibtool provides a nice API - why doesnt lyx use the bibtool libs and API? The API is

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-26 Thread Georg Baum
Marc D. wrote: I'm at my wits end. Can someone please tell me at least WHAT is wrong, in terms of why LyX isn't able to create LaTeX code that works in this case? What is LyX is doing (or not doing) that creates this LaTeX error? We don't know, but with your help we might find out. Maybe

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-26 Thread Georg Baum
Marc D. wrote: I have tested the 3 images in a standalone file, and the images display fine using the PDF (ps to pdf) option. It looks like the 3rd image, specified as eps rather than jpg, is converted to pdf before the tex file is created. What does specified as eps mean? If it means that

Re: lyx 1.4.0 pre 3 not open my file

2006-01-26 Thread Georg Baum
Am Donnerstag, 26. Januar 2006 13:50 schrieb Marcelo Acuÿf1a: error: atached. (failed. I will try with other computer) Nothing was attached :-( binary search: At the end of my file I have Index, TOC, and LIst of Figures. When I deleted List of Figures convert work OK. Unfortunately

Re: jabref again

2006-01-27 Thread Georg Baum
Wolfgang Engelmann wrote: Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2006 09:14 schrieb Dominik Waßenhoven: I tried two of the ger-styles, but get several errors such as: Undefined control sequence. ...m Forscher und Gelehrte\/}, \btxpagesshort Some .bst styles require additional packages in the document

Re: lyxserver on windows

2006-01-27 Thread Georg Baum
Eric Zollars wrote: How can I check that the lyxpipe is actually working? Anyone have this working on windows? No. The pipe does not work at all on windows, because named pipes are not available on this OS. Georg

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2006 22:07 schrieb Paul A. Rubin: In your preferences file, I found the following: \format pdf pdf PDF (pdflatex) \format pdf2 pdf PDF (ps to pdf) Note that the labels for the pdf and pdf2 extensions are actually the reverse of what the converters do (i.e., pdf

Re: lyxserver on windows

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2006 20:09 schrieb Eric Zollars: I was afraid of that. Any great ideas for reference management with Lyx on windows? Manage your references with any tool you like, save the .bib file and then insert a citation in LyX via Insert-Citation. Georg

Re: lyx 1.4.0 pre 3 not open my file

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Freitag, 27. Januar 2006 13:42 schrieb Marcelo Acuÿf1a: I think that if you put, in Lyx 1.3.6 or 1.3.7, a List of Figures at the end of any file you get an error when you try to convert with lyx2lyx. I have found the problem, see http://bugzilla.lyx.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2245

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 28. Januar 2006 17:14 schrieb Marc D.: The defaults do not seem to work under MacOSX, in that they specify xpdf rather than open to view files. This is probably fine if the user is using XWindows subsystem to run LyX, but not if the user wants to run LyX under the MacOS GUI. The

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 28. Januar 2006 18:07 schrieb Herbert Voss: Georg Baum wrote: \format pdf pdf PDF (pdflatex) \format pdf2 pdf PDF (ps to pdf) These are wrong! Read Pauls explanation if it is not clear why. ??? Why are these lines _wrong_? Read it in Pauls mail. Short version

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 28. Januar 2006 19:47 schrieb Marc D.: There is now no preferences file in the Library-Application Support- LyX directory. However, LyX.app/Contents/Resources/lyx in the dmg file I just downloaded has the following: \format pdf pdf PDF (pdflatex) \format pdf2 pdf PDF (ps to

Re: Latex error on graphics insert (LyX 1.3.7)

2006-01-28 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 28. Januar 2006 19:43 schrieb Herbert Voss: ok ok, my question was why it is _wrong_! It is wrong in a logical way, but it should work without LyX internal errors, right? Yes. But it might have lead Marc to think that he is converting via pdflatex when he actually used ps2pdf. I

Re: A Newbie's Experience with LyX

2006-01-29 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 29. Januar 2006 20:18 schrieb Bo Peng: I was talking about the same thing as Yaron, Cutting Pasting from Non-LyX Windows. And another session of lyx. If you have two lyx windows open, you can not paste selection from another window. These two issues are related if you look

Re: A Newbie's Experience with LyX

2006-01-29 Thread Georg Baum
Am Sonntag, 29. Januar 2006 21:55 schrieb Sven Schreiber: So should bug 2138 be broadened to cover external copypaste from other applications as well, or should a new bug be opened? Do as you like :-) (if you open another bug, please link it as related to 2138) Georg

Re: Debian Packages for LyX 1.3.7

2006-01-30 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 30. Januar 2006 19:21 schrieb Heinrich Kuettler: I uploaded it to the incoming directory, together with a readme file. Many thanks. I hope I did it correctly, since I can't see any files as anonymous. That is intentional (otherwise the incoming directory could be abused to

Re: Lyx 1.4.0pre3 + SVG + pdflatex

2006-01-31 Thread Georg Baum
Alfonso Gazo wrote: After, when generating the PDF file, it produces a messy graphic just in the place the SVG graphic should be. I've found that LyX is somewhat converting from SVG to EPS and then to PNG. Finally, PNG image is included in PDF file. Correct. This is unfortunately hardcoded

fileformat keyword in bugzilla

2006-01-31 Thread Georg Baum
It would be nice to have a fileformat keyword in bugzilla. There are some bugs that require a file format change, and if we could flag them it would be easier to serach for them when file format changes are allowed again. Could somebody with the required permissions add it, please? Georg

Re: LyX is getting... very annoying.

2006-02-02 Thread Georg Baum
Marc D. wrote: I have just manually removed the \textmf from the .lyx file and now it works. I guess you mean \textrm? Questions: What key sequence would have inserted \textmf when ANY occurence of such text causes so many errors? Either \textrm followed by a non-letter character, or M-m,

Re: Installing Lyx on nfs

2006-02-03 Thread Georg Baum
Arun Kulshreshth wrote: We have a linux network and i want the lyx to be centrally available so that each user is virtually using the same lyx. How this can be done ? The epitome of this exercise is that each time a layout/style/class has to be added then we have to update only on central

Re: Installing Lyx on nfs

2006-02-03 Thread Georg Baum
Gerasimos Grammatikopoulos wrote: A. All istances of Lyx in your network will be executed on the NFS server (based on the machine's specs and average Lyx usage from your people, try to estimate if the server can take the extra load). It most probably can, since LyX is not executed on the

Re: Screen Captures in Documents

2006-02-04 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 4. Februar 2006 17:58 schrieb Rich Shepard: A document requires screen shots as illustrations. I've used The GIMP to capture the window, scaled the result to 100 pixels/inch resolution, and a size of 4 inches wide. Then it's saved as a .png file. The document will almost

Re: Screen Captures in Documents

2006-02-04 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 4. Februar 2006 18:23 schrieb Rich Shepard: Thanks, Georg. I considered doing that but the large size of the images in the LyX document prompted me to shrink them before hand. You can adjust the onscreen display to 30% or something like that in the graphics dialog. Or did you

Re: Screen Captures in Documents

2006-02-04 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 4. Februar 2006 18:37 schrieb Rich Shepard: This is really strange. When I look at the screenshot attributes in The GIMP, I see that it's 100 dpi resolution and 800-something pixels wide. It probably took the 100dpi from your X setup. The image imports into the document and

Re: Screen Captures in Documents

2006-02-04 Thread Georg Baum
Am Samstag, 4. Februar 2006 18:41 schrieb Wolfgang Engelmann: how do you crop them away? (e.g. eps-file). Do you do it in the eps description of the file or do you use a program? And which one? When I need to crop white borders of eps files, I usually run them through pstoepsi, or use the

Re: specific float settings - what is going on?

2006-02-06 Thread Georg Baum
Martin A. Hansen wrote: looking at the resulting lyx file, the settings is correct there (htb). i guess that there is a bug in lyx, which makes lyx forget /misread the settings. can anyone confirm this? I do this all the time with 1.3.7 on linux, and it works fine here. Please enter an

Re: Lyx 1.3.7 Win32: Some incorrect math glyphs displayed on screen; dvi,pdf is ok

2006-02-06 Thread Georg Baum
Am Montag, 6. Februar 2006 18:21 schrieb Paul A. Rubin: Peter Hegt wrote: The \spadesuit is displayed as a box. Hearts, clubs and diamonds display correctly. I can reproduce that. The cmsy10 font (from Bakoma4LyX) has the spade glyph (character 00C4). Is LyX mapping \spadesuit

Re: Convert framemaker to docbook-lyx -- safest path?

2006-02-08 Thread Georg Baum
John Pye wrote: Can anyone offer any comments on what would be the 'safest path' for converting Framemaker files into Docbook Lyx files? You know http://www.cs.brandeis.edu/~pablo/mif2lyx/ ? It is somewhat limited, but it might be possible to extend it. Is a (nearly) lossless conversion from

Re: Convert framemaker to docbook-lyx -- safest path?

2006-02-08 Thread Georg Baum
John Pye wrote: The perl module cited as prereq doesn't exist on CPAN. Not that I could find with search. from the first google hit for perlmif: http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-authors/id/EHOOD/ Nope. Converting from frame to latex is a flakey process. No point going via latex here. You

Re: tex2lyx minor tabular glitch

2006-02-09 Thread Georg Baum
Sven Schreiber wrote: Hi, given 1.3.7's capability to read tex2lyx output I've started to use it more often, and it's great. One thing I stumbled over today is that in the following line, \begin{tabular}{|p{0.8\textwidth}|} the tabular width is lost when opening the converted lyx file.

Re: tex2lyx minor tabular glitch

2006-02-09 Thread Georg Baum
Sven Schreiber wrote: If you mean, can I enter 80 in the dialog along with units text% to get the desired result, then yes. But that appears to be so obvious that I'm not sure I understood you correctly? I meant exactly that. You can have so much fun with the tabular dialog that I would not

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